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Nigeria is a middle income country that primarily generates revenue through its natural resources, particularly the export of oil, which puts the country among the 10 larger exporters of oil in the world and represents one third of Nigeria’s GDP. However, Nigeria’s economy also depends on agriculture, which provides employment for more than half the rural population.

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    2 June 2020
    Nigeria

    The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says it has made plans to help 77,400 people set up farms.

    According to the agency, the farmers would be drawn from across the 774 local governments areas of the country.

    13 May 2020
    Nigeria

    Prospect of an average Nigerian owning land and houses is waning speedily following the unstable and harsh economic situations, which have greatly affected many businesses.

    29 June 2020
    Nigeria

    A war is brewing in Agudama-Epie community in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, over moves by the Central Naval Command (CNC), Nigerian Navy, to demolish buildings around its headquarters, known as Camp Porbeni.

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    Ahmadu Bello University is a federal government research university located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria.

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    BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights (BAOBAB) is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental women’s human rights organisation, which focuses on women’s legal rights issues under the three systems of law – customary, statutory and religious laws – in Nigeria. The organisation operates from a national office in Lagos, with outreach teams in 14 states across Nigeria.

    The British High Commission Abuja is the diplomatic mission of the British sovereign and the British Government to Nigeria, representing the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom's interests. It is located at Maitama in Abuja, the federal capital territory of Nigeria.

    The British High Commission in Abuja covers consular services for the States of Nigeria.[1] The High Commission has regional offices, the Deputy High Commissions, at Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island and Lagos.

    ABOUT CEED TARABA STATE NIGERIA

    The Centre for Environmental Education and Development (CEED) Taraba State Nigeria was established in February, 2003, to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development. The organization was created in recognition of the role environment, education, sustainable development; rights of all people to live in it play in promoting holistic human development.

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    What we do

    We are reminded on a daily basis that the natural environment in which we live is vitally important for our well-being, whether it is in the form of climate change, global warming, declining fertility or dwindling natural resources.

    British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence in 1960, politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in 1998 allowed for a political transition. In 1999, a new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.

    HIMMA (vocable Haoussa qui signifie engagement et volonté) a été créée en Août 2003 et agréée par le Gouvernement Nigérien le 23 Août 2004 sous le numéro 333/MI/D/DGAPJ/DLP. Dix  neuf (19) membres fondateurs ont été à l’origine de sa création dont 6 femmes issus des horizons divers et ayant capitalisés des expériences multiples et multiformes dans le domaine de développement rural.

    Les organes de l’Association :

    L’Assemblée Générale (AG)
    Le Conseil d’Administration (CA)
    Le Commissariat aux comptes
    Le Secrétariat Exécutif (SE)

    International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics logo

    The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is an international non-profit organization that undertakes scientific research for development.

    Our approach is through partnerships and with an Inclusive Market Oriented Development.

    Partnerships are critical as ICRISAT takes a catalyst role to help rural communities develop their own solutions and engage
    the actors needed to bring the vision to reality.

    The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.

    Conformément au décret n°2011-077/PRN/MEL du 25 mai 2011, déterminant les attributions du Ministre de l’Elevage, le Ministre est chargé, en relation avec les ministres concernés, de l’élaboration, de la mise en œuvre et du suivi de la politique nationale en matière de développement de l’élevage, conformément aux orientations définies par la Stratégie du Développement Rural (SDR) et les autres politiques du sous secteur. A ce titre, il exerce les attributions suivantes :

    1. la conception et la mise en œuvre des politiques en matière de l’élevage ;

    Women as a group in Nigeria, suffer a series of deprivation,discrimination and degrading practices in their private and public life. They are victims and survivors of different forms and expressions of injustices and are grossly underrepresented in decision making structures. Their capacity to access and own primary resources is limited by unequal opportunities in education, employment and violence leading to poor self-esteem.

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